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Edgar Castrejón


Edgar Castrejon is a chef, recipe developer, food stylist, and photographer based in the Bay Area. The son of parents who moved from Mexico in 1989, Edgar grew up in a diverse neighborhood in Oakland and discovered early on that he had "las manos magicas." The first in his family to attend college, Castrejon studied plant science and nutrition. While in school he launched his Instagram account, where these days his many followers tune in for his creative, nourishing, plant-based recipes and beautiful food photography. Castrejon has worked with brands including KitchenAid, Saje Natural Wellness, and Vitamix, and was named a "Fab Five Influencer" and "Plant Revolutionist" at Natural Products Expo West. His latest book is "Provecho." 


Book:
Provecho
100 Vegan Mexican Recipes to Celebrate Culture and Community [a Cookbook]
Culinary
Ten Speed Press
January 2021
ISBN 9781984859112
256 pages

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